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The Software Library: MS-DOS

MS-DOS (/ˌɛmɛsˈdɒs/ em-es-doss; short for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft. It was the most commonly used member of the DOS family of operating systems, and was the main operating system for IBM PC compatible personal computers during the 1980s to the mid-1990s.


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Software Library: MS-DOS Shareware
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Non-Interactive Demo Of Where In Space Is Carmen Sandiego?
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
software
eye 10,447
favorite 114
comment 1
Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1988 Also For Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Commodore 64, Macintosh Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Genre Adventure, Educational Setting Europe Narrative Detective / Mystery Educational Geography Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Description Third in the Carmen Sandiego series, you resume your detective role in pursuit of Carmen and her gang in 34 different European nations. Comes with Rand McNally's Concise Atlas of...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
software
eye 6,202
favorite 113
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Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1991 Also For Apple II, Macintosh Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Genre Adventure, Educational Setting North America Narrative Detective / Mystery Educational History Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Description As an ACME Detective Agency greenhorn in the pursuit of Carmen Sandiego, you employ your Chronoskimmer 450SL to travel through time in the search of the next clue that eventually results in the recovery of the...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Broderbund
software
eye 107
favorite 1
comment 0
Educational game for DOS. Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, Genesis, Macintosh, NES, SNES Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Educational Geography, History Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Genre Adventure, Educational Narrative Detective / Mystery Description Carmen Sandiego and her gang are loose once again, and it is the players job to capture her! This time round the player not only has to find where she is,...
Topics: floppy, DOS, DOS games, education, history
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Broderbund
software
eye 1,031
favorite 5
comment 0
Educational game for DOS. Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, Genesis, Macintosh, NES, SNES Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Educational Geography, History Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Genre Adventure, Educational Narrative Detective / Mystery Description Carmen Sandiego and her gang are loose once again, and it is the players job to capture her! This time round the player not only has to find where she is,...
Topics: floppy, DOS, DOS games, education, history
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
software
eye 5,552
favorite 97
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Platform DOS Released 1993 Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Educational Geography Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Genre Adventure, Educational Narrative Detective / Mystery Description Where in Space is Carmen Sandiego uses the original formula from the first 4 games in the series (Where In The World, Where in Europe, Where In Time, Where in the USA) and extends it to our knowledge of astronomy and space. Carmen has shifted to space with her gang of alien outlaws, it's...
favoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
software
eye 12,766
favorite 143
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Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, Genesis, Macintosh, NES, SNES Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Educational Geography, History Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Genre Adventure, Educational Narrative Detective / Mystery Description Carmen Sandiego and her gang are loose once again, and it is the players job to capture her! This time round the player not only has to find where she is, but also when she is....
( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
software
eye 15,972
favorite 92
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Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1986 Also For Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Commodore 64, Macintosh Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Genre Adventure, Educational Setting North America Narrative Detective / Mystery Educational Geography Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Description As a detective, the player must hunt down Carmen Sandiego's henchmen, who have stolen outrageous items that are important in US history and heritage. Using clues, the player...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
software
eye 61,153
favorite 289
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Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Genesis, Macintosh, SNES, TurboGrafx CD Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Educational Geography Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Genre Adventure, Educational Narrative Detective / Mystery Description You start out as a rookie detective whose job is to track down a crop of thieves stealing the world's most precious treasures. After each assignment briefing, you'll be...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
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eye 234,715
favorite 659
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Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Platform DOS Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Educational Geography, History Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Genre Adventure, Educational Narrative Detective / Mystery Description This time you continue to catch Carmen Sandiego and her american gang in the U.S.A. Breaking from jail somewhere in Europe, she comes to yankees to steal their treasures. You as ACME detective have to travel from town to town on the tail...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
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eye 11,109
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Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Platform DOS Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Educational Geography, History Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Genre Adventure, Educational Narrative Detective / Mystery Description This time you continue to catch Carmen Sandiego and her american gang in the U.S.A. Breaking from jail somewhere in Europe, she comes to yankees to steal their treasures. You as ACME detective have to travel from town to town on the tail...
( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
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eye 124,365
favorite 454
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Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1992 Also For FM Towns Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Educational Geography Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Genre Adventure, Educational Narrative Detective / Mystery Description Rehash of Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? , featuring high-resolution VGA graphics, digitized sound effects, and new locations. The life cycle is self-explanatory: sign up for a case, travel between locations questioning witnesses,...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
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eye 31,160
favorite 201
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Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1993 Also For Macintosh Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Educational Geography Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Genre Adventure, Educational Narrative Detective / Mystery Description A remake of Where in the U.S.A. is Carmen Sandiego? , this title features high-resolution graphics, digitized sound effects, and new locations. Sign your name up, then listen to the chief give you details about the suspect and the loot stolen...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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Developed by OctagonSoft Inc. Released 1993 Platform DOS Educational Geography Perspective 1st-person Genre Educational Narrative Detective / Mystery Description Carmen Sandiego was a little fish in a big pond -- gallivanting through enormous settings such as the USA, the World and, yea, Time itself, with her sinister and avaricious criminal plots. Simona is a chip off the old block, but prefers to pillage without having to mess with luggage and those tricky time zone differences: her criminal...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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Developed by Ungjin Media Released 1993 Platform DOS Published by Ungjin Media Educational Geography, History Perspective 1st-person Genre Educational Narrative Detective / Mystery Description Time Machine I is a Korean-made educational game similar in concept to Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego? . The player takes the role of a detective working for a futuristic agency in 2010, sent on a mission to catch a criminal who has escaped with a time machine. The gameplay involves selecting and...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
software
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Developed by Polarware Released 1987 Also For Apple II Published by Polarware Educational Geography Genre Educational Narrative Detective / Mystery Description The third addition to the Spy's Adventures series is another geographical edutainment title, featuring the same combination of international travel and mystery-solving as the previous two installments, and similar to the contemporaneous Carmen Sandiego games. All-around bad guy Dr. Xavier Tortion (Dr. X for short) is up to his...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Polarware
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Developed by Polarware Released 1987 Also For Apple II, Commodore 64 Published by Polarware Educational Geography Genre Educational Narrative Detective / Mystery Description Dr. Xavier Tortion (aka Dr. X), jewel thief and smuggler extraordinaire, is on the loose; intelligence reports he is somewhere in North America along with numerous jewels he's stolen. Your job will be to find the jewels and locate Dr. X! Adventures in North America is an educational adventure game which is similar to the...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Magic Tree, Ltd.
software
eye 278
favorite 3
comment 0
Developed by Magic Tree, Ltd. Released 1986 Also For Apple II Published by Polarware Educational Geography Genre Educational Narrative Detective / Mystery Description Another installment of Spy's Adventures is set in Europe this time. And as other games in the series, it is an educational adventure game similar to the Carmen Sandiego series of games. Jewel thief and smuggler extraordinaire, Dr. Xavier Tortion (aka Dr. X), is somewhere in Europe along with numerous jewels he's stolen. Your job...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by The Learning Co.
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Developed by Learning Co., The Released 1992 Platform DOS Published by Learning Co., The Educational History Perspective 1st-person Genre Educational Narrative Spy / Espionage Description The notorious Dr. Thanatopsis Dread, to lend credibility to his bid for world domination, has employed devious means to convince the world that grand American accomplishments (1492-1905) are actually the work of his distinguished ancestors. The mysterious Benefactor has invited YOU! to join a crack team of...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by PC Globe Inc.
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Developed by PC Globe Inc. Released 1991 Also For Amiga Published by PC Globe Inc. Educational Geography Perspective Top-down Genre Educational, Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Board Game Description Application software experts PC Globe Inc. made an advance into the gaming sector in the early 90’s within their field of expertise: geography. With a back catalog of several installments of the then-leading world atlas and almanac software, PC Globe , the company turned snippets of country-specific...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Jul 29, 2014
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Click here for the manual. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, FM Towns, Game Boy, Game Gear, Game Boy Color, Genesis, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, NES, Nintendo 3DS, PC-98, SAM Coupé, SEGA CD, SEGA Master System, Sharp X68000, SNES, TurboGrafx CD, Wii Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Genre Action Setting Middle East Gameplay Platform, Puzzle elements Perspective Side view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Misc Regional Differences Description While the Sultan of Persia...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 45 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by MECC
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eye 5.7M
favorite 1,931
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Developed by MECC Released 1990 Also For Apple II, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.x Published by MECC Pacing Real-Time Genre Educational, Simulation Setting Western Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Educational Geography, History Perspective Bird's-eye view, Side view, Text-based / Spreadsheet, Top-down Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Text Parser Description As a covered wagon party of pioneers, you head out west from Independence, Missouri to the Willamette River and valley in...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 286 reviews )